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355 pastel color Ideabooks
Inspired by Peeps: A Sliding Scale of Pastels
"will be pastel. The color family gets a bad rap as being too saccharine, but there... Go Team Pastel! I wouldn't have thought to call my office done in pastels but I guess... these colors kept popping up. :) I have always loved pastels especially crisp, clear... touches of pastel throughout--pink and blue in the guest room, yellow in the bathroom... a big pastel person until I started looking for them on Houzz, and so many pretty..."
9 Downright Modern Ways With Pastels
"benefits of pastels with none of the old-time fussiness... bedrooms, pastels today are being used in fresh, simple ways that makes the most of their... to make pastels work in real life. Here are nine of them.... Yuck hate pastels I'm not opposed to pastels, but I think they work best in moderation... balance. Pastels are coming back. Get used to it. Like pastels, use them, but totally agree... on pastels. No, Ive decided that I don't like pastels either. Maybe a blue at a push..."
From the Runways Home: Pastels Spring Back
"are the pastels that made a loud splash during Fashion Week. Big names in fashion,... masculine pastel colors ? I Love the light blues and greens. Especially in the winter... winter. Pastels make high-end areas seem less high end to me. Love all of this idea book... I have pastels throughout my house. The 80's are back :)... accents of pastel throw pillows. You can intermix them with bolder colors, or do an entire..."
Guest Picks: 5 Paintings, 5 Pastel Palettes
Go for harmonious, sophisticated, bright rooms with these pastel furnishings pulled from the colors of artworks
"these pastel furnishings pulled from the colors of artworks... by with pastels: Don't forget your neutrals! Pastel palettes need to be anchored, and... to the pastel color palette I used. The bright yet soft colors really make the once-dark... think pastel tones can be used in so many different ways, and the soft colors are... create pastel color palettes with some of my favorite pieces on the market. The artwork... bright. Pastels can be a little hard to work with. You don't want the room to feel..."
Spring Style: 5 Ways to Freshen With Pastels
Add a splash of soft, airy color to rooms with a pastel palette for furniture, walls and accessories
"airy color to rooms with a pastel palette for furniture, walls and accessories... Pastels are showing up everywhere this spring, from the garden to the runways and... looks use pastels in unexpected pairings that feel fresh, current and fun. From pale... other color and makes artwork look amazing. 3. Use pastel accents with loads of white... or two pastel hues (say, pale blue and lilac) to keep things sophisticated. 2. Punch..."
Guest Picks: Modern Pastels for Spring
"chock-full of pastel shades. It's no surprise that ice cream colors are making their way... However, pastels can be tricky to work with. Unless you're decorating a nursery or a... these colors may not be the obvious choice. But think again — this year's pastels... out more pastel inspiration for bedrooms http://goo.gl/bXHe6... mocha-colored sofa. I have always liked ethnic textiles in pastel shades. This M... mixing pastel shades with industrial forms and materials, such as with these powder-coated..."
Houzz Products: Pretty in Pastels
"light in color, but they’re not short on style or meant only for kids. Pastels are really... palette of pastels from our Products section.... fond of pastels, so my current decor makes me happy. I really like your examples, and... beautiful! Pastels always have a way of cheering me up :) Thank you for including our... beautiful Pastels are everywhere in our home!... sweet, pastel break from primary colors. Pastel ink blots make this 18-inch linen..."
Guest Picks: Crisply Modern Pastels for All Over the Home
Pick a posy of pastel furnishings and accessories sans their saccharine skin, courtesy of modern silhouettes and a fresh approach
"posy of pastel furnishings and accessories sans their saccharine skin, courtesy of... delicate pastel hues appearing in fashion and interior design everywhere. Give your... pretty pastels, either as accents or as key parts of your decor. Happy spring! — Lori... to see pastels for spring! I have always loved beautiful light colors in home decor... to add pastels to the home. The three pillows are the perfect color inspiration for..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Purple
From grapelicious to lavender, a front door cloaked in the color of royalty might just reign supreme in the neighborhood
"in the color of royalty might just reign supreme in the neighborhood... vibrant colors or fussy materials. Large expanses of pastel purples can come across... tricky color to work into a home's interior. Dramatic and moody, it can veer toward... purple color on your front door? It won't appear too busy in such a small dose, and... light or pastel colors, with a light reflective value of 40% or above, as they had had..."
Kids' Room Color Wisdom: How Colors Affect Behavior
Nurture sensitivity, counter restlessness, encourage confidence ... learn the effects of colors to make your child's room happy and healthy
"effects of colors to make your child's room happy and healthy... sensitive to color's impact. So the importance of picking out just the right color for a... Color has the ability to inspire, excite, soothe, heal and even agitate. This is... the way color influences our minds and bodies, keep in mind that every child is different;... bring color into your child's room, this information from The Complete Book of Color..."
Guest Picks: 20 Picks for a Happy and Hip Nursery
Pastels and ruffles, begone! Outfit your nursery with bright colors and a bit of wit and whimsy instead
"Pastels and ruffles, begone! Outfit your nursery with bright colors and a bit of... in dark colors or puffy dresses with Claudine collars. All things baby were pale,... pops of colour, but not much of it screams 'baby' to me. Yes your nursery should match... with some colorful items, they are gorg furniture with a modern sensibility. I also... This colorful and soft baby book will appeal to baby's need for tactile exploration..."
Animate Your Garden With the Colors of Matisse
Let the bold and bright palettes of this legendary colorist energize your plantings and bring a painterly touch to your garden
"other pastel colors have, in recent times, been the preferred choice of garden designers... using color in our garden — and this time it isn't pastels but bold, bright colors... Matisse's color choices still influence our use of color today in lots of areas, including... g the color schemes for their flower beds. Even wow-factor plants of recent years... trend of color usage. But there is a French painter who I feel can also influence the..."
7 Spicy Hot Color Palettes to Fire Up a Living Room
Hues on the fiery end of the spectrum can add spark and intensity to living room walls, furniture and accent pieces
"red or pastel peach for orange — instead find a lighter shade that has some gray or... vibrant color. If you are flirting with the idea of painting your walls a bold color... dose of color that feels fun instead of stress inducing. Another option is to use... of the color you crave. These seven living rooms feature warm to hot hues, followed... followed by color and material palettes inspired by each design.... number of colors within a theme and use the colors for everything from wall color to..."
Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Orange
Bring high energy and spirit to your home's entryway with a vibrant shade of orange on the front door
"as too pastel and peachy, making them tricky to work with as well. Fortunately Houzz... declared the color of the year for 2012 by Pantone, and even as the year starts to wind... high-energy color that hollers, "Look at me!" — a great choice for an entry to a home.... an easy color to work with. Bright orange is intense and needs to be paired with more... sample color palettes to help get you fired up for an orange front door...."
Take a Slice From Psychology to Use Orange Better
Get the scoop on this attention-seeking hue and learn how it can bring a refreshing zing to your interiors — and your spirit
"controversial colors on the color wheel. Its stronger tones tend to provoke a love-it or... is the color of fire and the sun, and its warmth is said to promote feelings of energy... else the color experts say about this warmest of hues and how to use it around the home... bold and pastel shades. Since retirement, we are remodeling and redecorating our townhouse... paint in a pastel orange, which is still very cheery. The room is long and narrow and..."